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Etymology edit

Inherited from Ancient Greek σύζυγος (súzugos, mate, yoked together), from συ(ν) (su(n), together) +‎ ζυγός (zugós, yoke, pair), from Proto-Indo-European *yewg- (to join, tie together). Cognate with English syzygy, itself a borrowing from the related συζυγία (suzugía, union, junction).

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σύζυγος (sýzygosm or f (plural σύζυγοι)

  1. yokefellow (close companion, co-worker, or mate)
  2. spouse (husband or wife)
  3. (in the plural) couple (husband and wife)

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